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Raytheon Technologies Software/Industrial Engineering Intern (Summer 2022) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform industry research to understand Technology changes and trends to drive Collins Aerospace’s Digital Transformation and present findings to a cross-functional team.

  • Develop an understanding of Industry 4.0/Smart Factory/IIoT technologies that include: wireless sensor networks, control systems, automation, Integration to enterprise systems, and data analytics, and provide a concise summary of findings

  • Identify Industry 4.0 elements that will improve processes and productivity.

  • Analyze data and trends to identify problems and opportunities, and make recommendations to reduce gaps.

  • Participate in the definition of Smart Factory Technology roadmaps (for example Manufacturing Execution System) that aligns Security Compliance and Digital Technology.

  • Complete requirements gathering, scope definition, solution architecture, gap identification, and gap resolution for Manufacturing Execution/Shop Floor initiatives.


  • Candidate should be familiar with Factory/Manufacturing Automation, Productions Systems, and Computer Integrated Manufacturing. Candidate should have working knowledge of process work instructions, manufacturing routings, and product Bill of Materials (BOM). In addition, the ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience with integration of manufacturing systems including business process domain knowledge and data flows, especially related to production order execution.

  • Understanding of data collection and predictive analysis

  • Excellent communication skills and executive presence

  • Ability to drive results in a matrixed environment

  • Strong business acumen and ability to translate new technology into business value

  • Understanding of the various levels of a manufacturing enterprise architecture (ref ISA-95) including physical machines, intelligent devices, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Manufacturing Execution/Operations Management Systems (MES/MOM), and Enterprise Resource Planning in SAP.

  • Experience with cyber and/or cyber-physical systems security protocols

  • Experience with Programmable Logic Controllers, MTConnect, and/or Transactional Automation (use of API, XML)

  • Excellent project management skills

  • Highly organized with attention to detail and active follow-up

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, and Excel required. Proficiency in MS Access and Tableau/PowerBI desired

  • SharePoint

  • Must be able to communicate effectively at any level of management

  • Self-starter and independent worker

  • High energy and ability to drive aggressive implementation plans

  • Problem-solving and multi-tasking skills are critical

  • Project management (Visio knowledge is helpful)

  • Influencing others

  • Strong Communication & writing skills

  • Teamwork

  • Multi-task

    Basic Qualifications

  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and student must be pursuing a Bachelor's or advanced degree in an applicable discipline.

  • Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder.

    Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


    · Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

    · Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

    Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success . We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


    At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

    Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.